State Department of Agriculture Program: Made in Montana

Made in Montana helps you find quality local products, protect the environment, and strengthen Montana’s economy. Made in Montana also helps local food companies with business-to-business networking, resourceful training and credible local branding.

Core Customers:  Retail
Montana is home to a number of important retail customers who are important to look at for distribution.  These include Town Pump Convenience Stores, Stoke’s Markets, North 40 Stores, Thriftway Supermarkets, Family Foods, Murdoch’s Farm Supply Stores, Shipton’s Big R Farm Stores, Big Bear Sporting Goods, D and D Foodtown Grocery, Sports Inc (buying group for sporting goods stores), Clinton Market, Reynolds Markets, KOA Kamp Stores, Gardiner Markets, Van Dyke’s, Roxy’s Markets, Jefferson Fresh Foods, Tande Grocery, R and L Eagle Stores, Canyon Foods, Bob Ward’s Sporting Goods, Good Foods Stores, K’s Supermarkets, Crow Mercantile, Madison Foods, Markus Foods.

Core Customers:  Food Service
For the core food service targets the list would include Food Service of America, Sysco (regional offices), US Foods (regional offices), a number of hospital groups, universities, national parks, a number of regional restaurant chains, Canteen offices, City Brew, True Brew Coffee, Junga Juice, River Rising Coffee, Mustard Seed Restaurants and others.

Primary State Based Distribution
Primary distributors include Quality Distributing, Glacier Wholesale, Summit Distribution, Sheehan Majestic, Core- Mark and others.